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What songs hit you with a wave of nostalgia every time you hear them?

Asked by lucillelucillelucille (34297points) April 30th, 2020

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zenvelo's avatar

Fleetwood Mac The Chain takes me back to the spring of 1977.

Janis Ian’s At Seventeen came out while I was good friends with four seventeen year old girls. We listened to it all summer.

YunxiSighs's avatar

“Magic Bus” by The Who is one of those kinds of tunes for me. ;-)

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@zenvelo -Rumours is a great album.:)
This is the song that takes me back.
Even though it says different XD

Yellowdog's avatar

Anything by Andy Gibb is VERY remeniscent of the late 1970s to about 1980, and anything by Air Supply takes me back to the early 1980s, These songs were everywhere in their day, but largely unheard of in later eras

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@Yellowdog -Shadow Dancing is the one I think of when I hear his name.

chyna's avatar

Mungo Jerry In the Summertime came immediately to mind. I can’t post the video from my phone.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@chyna -Sideburns immediately came to my mind! XD

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@zenvelo Just when it left my mind… XD

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Jimi Hendrix Hey Joe

Peter, Paul and Mary If I Had a Hammer

The Yardbirds Over Under Sideways Down

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@Tropical_Willie -You made me think of this
I haven’t heard that for a long time.It reminds me of a junker car with a junker radio I once owned.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Jeff Beck could really make the guitar sing, like no other at the time

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@Tropical_Willie -I remembered that Eric Clapton was also in that band and just read that Jimmie Page was as well.
They knew how to pick guitarists.

mazingerz88's avatar

New Wave 80s songs. Second happiest years of my life. High-school and college.

The happiest were my childhood years during Christmas season and this version of this song by the Andrew Sisters has a breathtaking nostalgic effect on me whenever I hear it. The song

Yellowdog's avatar

I didn’t understand one of the lyrics, @mazingerz88

”...outside the snow is falling and friends are calling you who?

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